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Old 02-02-2014, 12:20 PM   #1
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Books for Motivation

What books have yoy found motivating? I like to read various diet books over and over like Krista Varady's new book, Michael Mosely's Fast Diet, 5:2 Diet and others. Can you suggest anything new?
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Old 02-02-2014, 01:41 PM   #2
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There's two I read recently that have practical info. The first is called Fast Diet Success and has a lot of practical tips on IFing day to day. They even mention JUDDD! The second is called Easy Alternate Day Fasting. I got both of them on Amazon pretty cheap - under $5 if I recall correctly.

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Old 02-02-2014, 05:46 PM   #3
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I have Easy Alternative Day Fasting and it was very helpful. I'll get the other one you suggest, too. Thanks.
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Old 02-03-2014, 08:41 AM   #4
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Google around there's a big world of IF out there. I want to read all the time, enjoying seeing everybody's tips.
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Old 02-03-2014, 06:39 PM   #5
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I'm reading Mosley's book right now and have read all the others mentioned except the success one. I'll get that, too. Also read the original Dr. J book and then uploaded and read the revised one as soon as it came out.

I'm like you, I go back and re-read for extra motivation.
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Old 02-03-2014, 07:25 PM   #6
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Thank you for these suggestions. I just ordered 2 of these for my Kindle.
I appreciate the encouragement I always find among the JUDDD family.
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Old 02-16-2014, 09:54 AM   #7
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I have Easy Alternative Day Fasting and it was very helpful. I'll get the other one you suggest, too. Thanks.
I bought the Kindle version of that book last night and read it this morning. It's super short, more like a pamphlet with a bunch of (great) recipes in the back. The text wasn't anything better than you will find on this board from seasoned JUDDers or in the stickies section. Basically the author and her husband did 600 calorie days alternating with no counting days. As we know this model doesn't work for everyone. But it's worth 99 cents for the collection of recipes under 500 calories for down days.
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This is not an IF book, but I liked it. It's called "Then Just Stay Fat". I can't think of the author over the top of my head.
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Old 02-16-2014, 09:10 PM   #9
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Carly, I loved that one! I've read it over and over again. It's by Shannon Sorrels.

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Old 02-18-2014, 07:44 AM   #10
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The Automatic Diet by Charles Platkin has some really good tips for helping to break destructive patterns. The Kindle edition is free on Amazon.
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Old 02-18-2014, 08:27 AM   #11
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Old 03-19-2014, 07:57 AM   #12
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"Suddenly Skinny: A Weight Loss Survival Guide" by Freya Taylor. The kindle version is $4.99 on Amazon. I'm finding it really motivating.

Just a note, kindle books can be returned on Amazon within 7 days for a full refund. Some of the books I've ordered I just didn't really like or didn't want to keep and I've gotten a quick refund with no questions asked. It seems too good to be true and I won't be surprised if they change their policy soon.
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Old 03-22-2014, 12:55 PM   #13
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"Suddenly Skinny: A Weight Loss Survival Guide" by Freya Taylor. The kindle version is $4.99 on Amazon. I'm finding it really motivating.

Just a note, kindle books can be returned on Amazon within 7 days for a full refund. Some of the books I've ordered I just didn't really like or didn't want to keep and I've gotten a quick refund with no questions asked. It seems too good to be true and I won't be surprised if they change their policy soon.
I finished this book and I highly recommend it to anyone who can stand a little "tough love." It's one of my all time favorites. I already started reading it again. It has made a lot of things finally click for me.
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lol you asked for motivating
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Thanks for all the suggestions! I love to read and will be checking them out.
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The Automatic Diet by Charles Platkin has some really good tips for helping to break destructive patterns. The Kindle edition is free on Amazon.
Still free today Thanks for the heads up!
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"Keeping It Off: Winning at Weight Loss," by Robert Colvin and Susan Olson. Based on interviews with successful losers who've maintained their weight for years. It's out of print, but available used on Amazon. Lot's of great information. I found it very motivating.
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Old 03-27-2014, 12:41 PM   #18
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This is not an IF book, but I liked it. It's called "Then Just Stay Fat". I can't think of the author over the top of my head.
I really like this book! Thanks for the suggestion. Tough love and humour all wrapped up together.
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I read a fantastic book that really helped me on my journey with intermittent fasting. It's called thin side out by Josie Spinardi. Helps you start doing hunger directed eating and if binge eating had ever been an issue for you, I highly recommend it!
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Old 04-08-2014, 01:49 AM   #20
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I read a fantastic book that really helped me on my journey with intermittent fasting. It's called thin side out by Josie Spinardi. Helps you start doing hunger directed eating and if binge eating had ever been an issue for you, I highly recommend it!
Thank you so much for this recommendation! I'm reading it now, and it's a real eye-opener. I can see why you've had so much success. I'm looking forward to overcoming the obscession I've developed with food and dieting. Has it helped quiet that for you?
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This is not an IF book, but I liked it. It's called "Then Just Stay Fat". I can't think of the author over the top of my head.
It's free on Amazon Kindle right now! <3
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The Automatic Diet by Charles Platkin has some really good tips for helping to break destructive patterns. The Kindle edition is free on Amazon.
Just starting this. Glad to have some time to read today.
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It's free on Amazon Kindle right now! <3
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Just downloaded. Thanks for the heads up
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Thanks to everyone for the motivational book recommendations - I love to read too and have down loaded 2 books for free which look good!

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